[sword-devel] OSIS scope

Chris Little chrislit at crosswire.org
Thu Mar 27 06:31:23 MST 2008

DM Smith wrote:
> Troy A. Griffitts wrote:
>> To anyone's knowledge, are we anywhere using scope on work in the OSIS 
>> header?
>> Patrick and Jim Albright want to remove it and have it autogenerated 
>> from the content, if needed.  They were wondering if anyone was using it 
>> for anything constructive that couldn't be generated.
>> 	-Troy.
> I may have used it in the KJV, but, IMHO, it is of no consequence, if it 
> is removed.
> Primarily this is because each osis document references a specific 
> schema against which it is written. Further, SWORD does not reference 
> the scope field for anything (e.g. osis2mod doesn't care about it and 
> osis2mod does not put it in the module)

I always use it, but have always thought it quite useless. It's also a 
little ambiguous. How many books are included in the scope Gen-Rev? 66? 
73? It's always depended on context.


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